NASO Vice President Mr. Sudeep Neupane is back from his successful participation in International Astronautic Congress 2011 (IAC2011) held in Cape Town, South Africa.He has been the IAF Youth Grant Winner for 2011.
IAF president Inaugurating IAC2011 in Cape Town
NASO Vice President Mr. Sudeep Neupane in IAC 2011 opening ceremony
IAF2011 Youth Grant Winners with Past President of IAF
IAF Youth Grant Winners for 2011 (Mr. Neupane in Nepali Topi)
During his visit form 28th Oct to 9th Oct in South Africa, he also participated in Space Generation Congress (SGC2011), UN/IAF Workshop organized before the IAC. NASO secretary and joint secretary of SGAC Mr. Suresh Bhattarai was also present with VP during SGC2011.
NASO secretary Mr. Suresh Bhattarai with VP Mr. Neupane during SGC closing dinner
Mr. Neupane with S. Ramkrishnan, Director, Liquid Propulsion System Center, ISRO
Mr. Neupane with Prof Scott Madry, International Space University (ISU) and friends
IAC is the only event where all the space science community including the directors of major space agencies are present. Mr. Neupane also presented a paper on IAC2011 in the Education and Outreach session.
NASA head Mr. Charles F. Bolden addressing at the Head of Agencies Plenary during IAC2011
A meeting had been organized at NASO office on 15th Oct for the review of successful participation of NASO representative at IAC. Mr. Neupane shared an overview of the event and his experiences during interaction with the delegates from different countries.